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CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS AGENDA

Monday, June 04, 2012

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 210 LOTTIE STREET BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON 98225

COMMITTEE MEETINGS, 1:00 PM TO 3:50 PM

REGULAR MEETING, 7:00 PM


THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE HEARD IN THE REGULAR MEETING ONLY:
CALL TO ORDER
ANNOUNCEMENTS & UPCOMING MEETINGS:

The Council's Planning and Community Development Committee will conduct a worksession regarding the Fairhaven Neighborhood Plan Amendment and Urban Village Plan in City Council Chambers on:

Wednesday, June 6, 1:00 PM- 3:00 PM
Monday, June 11, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday, June 13, 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Bellingham City Council meets all requirements of the State of Washington Open Meetings Act.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
ROLL CALL
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD
During this period of time, citizens may speak informally to the Council on subjects not scheduled for public hearing. EACH SPEAKER IS ALLOWED A MAXIMUM OF THREE MINUTES. If the speaker has written comments for the Council, an additional copy should be handed to the Clerk, preferably before the meeting, for our office files.
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PRESENTATION
    1. **JOINT RESOLUTION FOR THE CONTINUATION OF COUNTY-WIDE WHATCOM MEDIC ONE SERVICES
PUBLIC HEARING
    1. CONSIDERATION OF THE FAIRHAVEN NEIGHBORHOOD AND URBAN VILLAGE PLAN, DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS AND DESIGN STANDARDS.
THE FOLLOWING ARE HEARD IN BOTH COMMITTEE AND REGULAR MEETINGS

COUNCIL STANDING COMMITTEE MEETINGS
Open to the public. Committees report to the full Council at regular evening meeting:

FINANCE & PERSONNEL    1:00 PM - 1:20 PM
MICHAEL LILLIQUIST (CHAIR); CATHY LEHMAN; STAN SNAPP


    1. SET FINANCIAL PARAMETERS FOR ESTABLISHING 2013-2014 GENERAL FUND BUDGET
LAKE WHATCOM RESERVOIR AND NATURAL RESOURCES    1:20 PM - 1:40 PM
SETH FLEETWOOD (CHAIR); MICHAEL LILLIQUIST; CATHY LEHMAN; STAN SNAPP


    1. UPDATE ON AQUATIC INVASIVE SPECIES (AIS) PREVENTION PROGRAM
PARKS & RECREATION    1:40 PM - 2:10 PM
SETH FLEETWOOD (CHAIR); STAN SNAPP; JACK WEISS


    1. BLOEDEL DONOVAN PARK MASTER PLAN AMENDMENT ADOPTION
TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE    2:10 PM - 2:40 PM
CATHY LEHMAN (CHAIR); JACK WEISS; GENE KNUTSON


    1. ** RESOLUTION TO ADOPT THE 2013-2018 TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (6-YEAR TIP)
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE    2:40 PM - 3:35 PM
TERRY BORNEMANN (CHAIR)


    1. UPDATE AND MODIFICATION TO APPROVED CITY OF BELLINGHAM PERFORMANCE MEASURES
    2. **A RESOLUTION EXPRESSING OPPOSITION TO THE SUPREME COURT DECISION IN CITIZEN UNITED V. FEC AND SUPPORTING AN AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION
    3. **LOW INCOME HOUSING LEVY ORDINANCE
    4. OLD/NEW BUSINESS
EXECUTIVE SESSION    3:35 PM - 3:50 PM
Closed to the public. Report in regular meeting only:

    1. POTENTIAL LITIGATION - RUFFATTO – APPROX. 15 MIN.)
THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE HEARD IN THE REGULAR MEETING ONLY:

MAYOR'S REPORT
    1. STANDING TIME FOR BRIEFINGS, UPDATES AND REPORTS TO COUNCIL BY THE MAYOR, IF NEEDED. INFORMATION ONLY.
    2. APPROVAL OF MAYOR'S APPOINTMENT OF PETER RUFFATTO AS THE CITY ATTORNEY
CONSENT AGENDA

All matters listed on the Consent Agenda are considered routine and/or non-controversial items and may be approved in a single motion. Committee review has taken place during the afternoon session on most of these items. A member of the Council may ask that an item be removed from the Consent Agenda and considered separately.

    1. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECKS ISSUED FOR PAY PERIOD MAY 11, 2012 THROUGH MAY 17, 2012
    2. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECKS ISSUED FOR PAYROLL MAY 11, 2012 THROUGH MAY 25, 2012
FINAL CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES

    1. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE 2012 BUDGET RECOGNIZING AWARD OF A $750,000.00 FEDERAL INDIRECT GRANT THROUGH THE WASHINGTON STATE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR CONSTRUCTION OF THE NORTHWEST / MCLEOD ROUNDABOUT, AND INCREASING RESERVES IN THE SECOND QUARTER REAL ESTATE EXCISE FUND. (STATE & FEDERAL FUNDING SWAP)
ADJOURNMENT
** INDICATES THE INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE/RESOLUTION
AGENDA INFORMATION
The agenda packet, which contains the supporting documentation for agenda items, is available at the Public Library or can be purchased in the Finance office for $4.00.
BROADCAST INFORMATION
The Bellingham City Council Committee Meetings are broadcast live on BTV10 starting at 1:00 p.m. Bellingham City Council Regular Meetings are broadcast live on BTV10 beginning at 7:00 p.m.

The meetings are also streamed live on the internet as they occur and are available at http://www.cob.org/services/education/btv10/live-stream.aspx. BTV10 programming is available 24/7 to anyone with a computer and high-speed internet access. On-line viewers will see exactly what the Comcast cable customers would see on Channel 10, without the need for cable television service.

The Bellingham Public Library also has DVD’s available for checkout. Video and audio files are available on the Internet at http://www.cob.org within 5 business days following each meeting.
COUNCIL MEETING VIEWING SCHEDULE: BTV10 AND WEBSITE
Mon. 1 p.m.Live broadcast of Committee meetings as they occur.
Mon. 7 p.m.Live broadcast of Regular meeting as it occurs.
Tues. noonRepeat broadcast of Monday afternoon Committee meetings.
Tues. 7 p.m.Repeat broadcast of Monday night regular meeting.
Wed. 8 a.m.Repeat broadcast of Monday night regular meeting.
Fri. 5 p.m.Council Committee and Regular meetings posted on city website no later than this day/time (though usually posted much sooner.)
Sat. 7 p.m.Repeat broadcast of Monday night regular meeting.
ACCESSIBILITY
FOR OUR CITIZENS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS, the Council Chambers is fully accessible. Hearing assistance is available and a receiver may be checked out through the clerk prior to the evening session. For additional accommodations, persons are asked to contact the Legislative Assistant at 778-8200 at least 3 working days in advance of the meeting. Thank you.
NEXT CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Monday, June 18, 2012


DEADLINE TO SUBMIT MATERIAL FOR THE PUBLIC HEARINGS FOR INCLUSION IN THE PUBLISHED AGENDA PACKET:
06/13/2012 10:00 AM
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